|Portuguese Republic República Portuguesa (Portuguese)|
|Show globe Show map of Europe Show all Location of Portugal (dark green) – in Europe (green & dark grey) – in the European Union (green)|
|Capital and largest city||Lisbon 38°46′N 9°9′W|
|Official language and national language||Portuguese|
What is the capital of Portugal?
Was Lisbon always the capital of Portugal?
You may have learned in history class that Lisbon was not always the capital of Portugal. There was a time in a Portuguese history when Rio de Janeiro, the capital of Brazil, was also a capital of Portugal.
Is Portugal a safe country?
Portugal is in the top 3 of the 2020 Global Peace Index, the ranking of the safest countries in the world. Portugal is beaten only by Iceland and New Zealand on this list of the safest countries, and is ranked far higher than neighbouring countries such as Spain and France.
Is Portugal a good place to live?
The fantastic climate, great quality of life and low cost of living are just some of the reasons many Americans choose to live in Portugal. Favorable tax treatment is also a big plus, and Portugal frequently tops ranking of best places in the world to live in.
Does Australia have 2 capitals?
Australia mainland state/territory capitals are: Brisbane (Queensland), Canberra (Australian Capital Territory), Darwin (Northern Territory), Hobart (Tasmania), Melbourne (Victoria), Perth (Western Australia), and Sydney (New South Wales). Capital city of Australia is Canberra.